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    This position is located at the VA Salt Lake City Health Care System (VASLCHCS) within the Office of
    the Director, and supervised at the Associate Director level, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Acts as the
    principal point of contact, negotiator, and manager for the VASLCHCS' Comprehensive Environmental
    Response Compensation and Liability Act. Serves as the only senior CERCLA Program Manager responsible for both inward and outward facing communication related to the PCE Plume Superfund site.

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    Major Duties include but are not limited to;

    • Knowledge of current and emerging Federal, State, and local laws and regulations, documentation and reporting requirements, and lawmaking or rule making processes sufficient to make decisions or recommendations significantly changing, interpreting, or expanding important agency policies and programs.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of management practices and procedures to resolve problems of major significance to regional environmental programs
    • Supervision of a staff of 3 or more employees.
    • Mastery of state and federal (including Superfund) environmental activities and the law, regulation, and guidelines.
    • Subject matter expertise in Personal Protection and Safety (HAZWOPER), Risk Assessment Methodologies, Clean Air Act (CAA), Clean Water Act (CWA), Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA, or Superfund Act), Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act, National Contingency Plan, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), Endangered Species Act (ESA), Noise Control Act, Oil Pollution Act (OPA), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA, Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), VA Environmental Directives, VHA Environmental Directives, Equivalent state environmental regulations and requirements, Community Relations in Superfund - Concepts & Skills, Management of Construction in the Superfund Program, Basic Groundwater Hydrology and Groundwater Modeling, Hazardous Materials Cleanup Technologies.
    • Ability to interpret all regulatory requirements and represent VA as the lead federal agency for its CERCLA obligations.
    • Ability to implement investigations based on evolving conceptual site models (CSM) that apply scientific theories of the contaminant geochemical interaction with the environmental and movement within and in advance of groundwater flow and extent these factors effect cleanup plans and assessment methods.
    • Extensive knowledge and ability in Contracts Administration and Inter-agency Agreements and Project Management.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm
    Telework: Not available
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
    Position Description/PD#: Supervisory Environmental Protection Specialist/PD11855-0
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/533988800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.